Emergency Messages to U.S. Citizens
Follow-Up Message to U.S. Citizens in Pakistan
December 1, 2011
The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is alerting all U.S. citizens residing in Pakistan that non-official vehicle movements of U.S. Government employees in Islamabad will be restricted to the Islamabad city limits for the duration of the upcoming Muharram holiday. These restrictions will take effect on December 2 and will remain in effect through the evening of December 6. In addition, all non-official vehicle movements within Islamabad will be prohibited on Friday, December 2, from 12:00-18:00. The U.S. Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain alert, avoid crowds and demonstrations, keep a low profile, and limit unnecessary travel. Verify that travel documents and visas remain valid.
For the latest security information, U.S. citizens traveling abroad
should regularly monitor the Department of State's Internet website
where Worldwide Caution
Specific Information for Pakistan
U.S. citizens are advised to maintain valid travel documents and to enroll overseas travel through the State Department's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.
Please note the following contact information for all four U.S. diplomatic posts operating in Pakistan:
U.S. Embassy Islamabad is located at Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5; telephone (92-51) 208-0000; Consular Section telephone (92-51) 208-2700; fax (92-51) 282-2632; website http://islamabad.usembassy.gov ; email email@example.com.
U.S. Consulate General Karachi, located at Plot No 3-5, TPX Area, Mai Kolachi Road, Karachi, provides services to U.S. citizens by appointment only. Services can be scheduled by calling (92-21) 3527-5000 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday-Friday; fax (92-21) 3527-5885; website http://karachi.usconsulate.gov/; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Consulate General Lahore, located at 50 Sharah-E-Abdul Hameed Bin Badees (Old Empress Road) near Shimla Hill Rotary, provides services to U.S. citizens by appointment only. U.S. citizens requiring assistance should contact the Consular Section at (92-42) 3603-4000; fax (92-42) 3603-4200; website http://lahore.usconsulate.gov/ ; email email@example.com.
U.S. Consulate General Peshawar is located at 11 Hospital Road, Cantonment, Peshawar; telephone (92-91) 526-8800; fax (92-91) 527-6712; website http://peshawar.usconsulate.gov .